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BalletNova Center for Dance (BNCD) Alumni

Many BalletNova Center for Dance (and before that, Arlington Center for Dance/The Center Dance Company) alumni have gone on to professional careers and high-level college dance programs around the world.

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BNCD alumni have danced with internationally known companies such as:

  • American Ballet Theatre
  • Alabama Ballet
  • Ballet Arizona
  • Ballet Magnificat
  • Boston Ballet
  • Cincinnati Ballet
  • Dance Theatre of Harlem
  • Houston Ballet
  • Milwaukee Ballet
  • Pennsylvania Ballet
  • Pacific Northwest Ballet
  • The Royal Ballet
  • Sarasota Ballet 
  • Washington Ballet

BNCD alumni have also pursued full-time dance training at the high school level at:

  • Houston Ballet Academy
  • National Ballet School of Canada
  • North Carolina School of the Arts
  • School of American Ballet

Many BNCD alumni have continued to dance while pursuing their education:

  • Brown University
  • Butler University
  • Cincinnati Conservatory
  • Harvard University
  • Indiana University
  • Juilliard
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Princeton University
  • Stanford University
  • University of the Arts, Philadelphia
  • University of Virginia
  • William and Mary
  • Yale University

And while many BNCD alumni have pursued careers other than dance, they still take with them the many skills learned while dancing at BNCD:

  • Discipline
  • Dedication
  • Perseverance
  • Organizational Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Performance and Presentation
  • Social Skills
  • Physical Health and Well-being